Body & Soul December 2015 Newsletter


5 ways to stay active this winter

Stress from the holidays combined with end-of-the-year obligations and dark and cold nights can make the winter a difficult time to stay active. While motivation may be hard to find, keep in mind that staying active during the winter will help control stress, improve sleep, prevent weight gain and help boost self-confidence. Following are some tips on how to stay active this winter: Read more...


looking for a holiday gift?

Body & Soul's holiday special is back - just in time for the holidays! Until December 23rd, purchase the following training packages at reduced rates:
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fitness tip: it's time to step it up

Did you know that the aerobic step-bench is an incredibly versatile tool for complete body workouts for all fitness levels? You can use the step-up bench for lower-body workouts (normal step-ups or split-squats), upper-body workouts (modified push-ups or tricep dips) or full body workouts (bicep curl while stepping up). Read more...


nutrition tip: fuel your body to meet demands

It is important to eat a sufficient amount of quality food to meet the demands expected of your body; however, did you also know that an adjustment to your diet may be required in the event of increased or decreased demands? On one hand, if you commit to a more intense training regime you may want to consider including more protein in your diet to help build muscles...
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club news

Holiday Closure: Body & Soul will be closed Thursday December 24th to Sunday January 3rd for the holiday break. Studio will re-open Monday January 4th, 2016.


Holiday Charity: We want to thank everyone who has already brought in a donation for the BC Children's Hospital Christmas Wish List! Donations will be collected until December 11th. Read more...

Rikka Tindle

Personal Trainer

Rikka is an ACE Certified Personal Trainer with a strong background in gymnastics. Formerly part of the Junior National Gymnastics Team, Rikka was a national gymnast and trained between 25-30 hours every week for nearly four years.


Rikka likes to incorporate a mixture of strength and cardio exercises into her workouts and strives to work closely with individuals looking to improve their athletic abilities. She believes that stability and mobility are essential to living a happy, healthy and long life. Read more...

 

trainer's corner

Q: What does my trainer mean when he/she talks about "push" and "pull" muscle groups?


A: You may have heard your trainer talk about a push-pull training style. For many trainers, this means exercising with a focus on "pushing" one day and "pulling" another. Read more...